Ike missed taking field due to illness
New York Mets
The first baseman said his delay was "illness related." And it probably does not need to be detailed more graphically than that.
Several Mets are battling the flu.
Davis, after a delay, eventually got to first base in time for Dillon Gee's first pitch of the season.
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